Sherburne-Earlville 55, Sauquoit Valley 34
SAUQUOIT – Sherburne-Earlville overcame the absence of one starting guard and the illness of another to improve to 10-0 on the season Thursday at Sauquoit Valley.
Sophomore center Lilly Berg had 21 points, 11 rebounds, and five blocks for the Marauders, who jumped out to a 23-11 lead in the first quarter.
Savannah Irwin scored nine points, but sat out most of the second half due to illness. Fellow starter Jordan van Althuis missed her second straight game due to multiple flight cancellations out of Chicago.
“It was a different kind of feeling in this game,” said S-E coach Karen Mulligan in summing up her team’s performance.
S-E plays at Cooperstown Monday.
S-E: Stacia Beckwith, 1 0-0-2; Mikayla Solloway, 3 0-0-6; Bridgette McDaniel, 3 0-0-6; Savannah Irwin, 3 0-0-9; Sydney Palmer, 3 0-0-6; Lilly Berg, 9 3-4-21; Mattie Dowdall, 1 2-2-5. Totals: 23 5-6-55.
SV: Marissa Jones, 0; Morgan Talma, 2 1-6-5; Jordan Talma, 0; Cassandra Wakefield, 0; Brianne Cardillo, 7 1-2-18; Alyson Gaffney, 1 2-2-4; Samantha Critelli, 2 0-0-4; Haylie Inglis, 1 1-2-3. Totals: 13 5-12-34.
S-E 23 6 12 14–55
SVa 11 4 11 8–34
Fouled out: (SE) Palmer. Three-point goals: (SE) Irwin 3, Dowdall. (SV) Cardillo 3. JV: S-E won 46-21.
Bainbridge-Guilford 58, Hancock 54 (OT)
BAINBRIDGE – Bainbridge-Guilford’s winless drought ended at seven games as the Bobcats controlled overtime play in Thursday’s win over visiting Hancock.
Ryan Jones’ field goal gave B-G the lead for keeps in OT, Adam Bauerle canned a jumper, and Mike Carlin along with Lucas Butcher combined to make five free throws. “We did a good job on the defensive boards in overtime, and we were aggressive going to the basket,” said B-G coach Greg Warren. “Cole Webb didn’t score, but he did a great job defensively, and was a big part of our success.”